Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
bombed before. there have been attacks throughout kandahar before, the environments around the city are still unsafe, that we have a reporter who works for us in kandahar city. he won't drive to areas outside the city where the surge really plaid out. it's not safe enough for him, never mind westerners. we can never go to those places. so, okay, i guess it's better than it was before -- better than it was at the height of the surge, but it's not much better, and it's probably more violent than it was in 2009 and 2008 before the surge. so it does raise our question, what did we accomplish? >> and that is a real question. >> yeah. >> what's your answer to that. as someone who spends a lot of time here, what did we accomplish? >> there are areas that are much safer. they really are. but they're not safe enough, yet. and that's the thing. we're leaving now. and is this done, is it ready to hand over to the afghans? every general says, well, the question is sustainability. can we sustain it? we're going to find out this summer and next summer. and i don't think, it's a very -- it's an op
Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm PST
the city, it is so unsafe we have a reporter in afghan that works for us in kandahar city. won't drive where the surge is played out. if it is not safe enough for him, never mind westerners. we can never go to those places. it is better than it was at the height of the surge. it was more violent nan 2than i was under 2008, 2009. >> what is your answer it that, when someone spends a lot of time here, what did we accomplish. >> there are areas much safer, but not safe enough yet. that's the thing. we are leaving now and is this done? is it ready to hand over to the afghans? the general says, the question is sustainability. can we sustain it. we will find out next summer and i don't think -- it is an open question. >> and you just heard the secretary of defense say we've had success in disrupting al qaeda. he is saying, we're on the path. he is careful to say that. that the reality when the u.s. leaves, how big is the risk that this place again becomes a sanctuary for terrorism or whatever word you want to put on it? >> i don't blame american officials to paint a rosey pictures. it is not
Dec 14, 2012 8:00pm PST
like. but it's a very elementary city description because he's 6 years old. >> julia, you are -- have you a different story. you're in the middle school here in town. you went into lockdown right away as soon as this happened. >> yes. >> did you know what was happening? everybody has cell phones and might have been text messages, did you know what was going on? >> no clue what was going on until the first hour. one of the my teachers said there was a shooting a mile down the road. >> do you have a classmate who had a little brother at the school? >> yes. the boy who i was sitting right next to during the lockdown, his little brother ended up dying. >> how did he find that out? >> i'm not exactly sure. i haven't talked to him yet today, during the lockdown, he didn't say anything. i didn't even know he had a little brother at sandy hook school until i just found out his brother had died. >> he hadn't been concerned at the time about finding out the fate of his little brother while he was in lockdown in your classroom? >> it didn't seem like it, no. >> bobby, you were in another school
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
. on this street earlier today were hoboken city police, jersey city police. there were bomb squad representatives, although they did not go in to the apartment building. also the fbi had a presence here. the fbi did remove materials from this apartment including, we believe, some kind of computer. there are questions about why the brother was taken in to custody at all, especially in handcuffs. one police officer on the scene did tell me that there apparently was some confusion that the brother's i.d. may have been found on the shooter's body in connecticut. that is one police officer who told me that. we are not sure at this time if ryan lanza is still in custody. again, he's the brother of the apparent shooting suspect who was dead and also the son of a woman who was killed today. >> all right. john berman reporting from hoboken. to add to that, the lanza's father was questioned by police. they are not suspects but have been questioned for any kind of information they can lend to this. i mentioned before it is not often you see a president in tears but it wasn't but a few hours this news hit th
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
that permit to carry a concealed weapon in any city, in any community, in any place in the united states, including new york city and times square, where we actually have very strong laws. so we're not worried about, you know, people carrying concealed weapons where the state has made a decision that some people can do that. that's not what the nra is cog. they want almost everybody to be able to carry almost anywhere and the disasters are adding up. they end up in things like connecticut. >> mark and steve, joining us by phone, thanks to both of you, appreciate your time. >>> still "outfront," extreme weather causing huge delays as we head into the busiest travel weekend of the year. we'll tell you what that's going to mean for holiday travel plans. >>> one week after the deadly mass shooting at sandy hook, communities across this country are honoring the victims. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health.
Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm PST
out like candy, and they would be able to use that permit to carry a concealed weapon in any city, in any community, in any place in the united states, including new york city and times square, where we actually have very strong laws. so we're not worried about, you know, people carrying concealed weapons where the state has made a decision that some people can do that. that's not what the nra is cog. they want almost everybody to be able to carry almost everywhere and the disasters ensuing from that approach are adding up. they end up in things like connecticut. >> mark and steve, joining us by phone, thanks to both of you, appreciate your time. our third story out front, a blizzard that hammered the midwest may be winding down, but it is causing travel holiday headaches to ramp up. alexandria steele has more on just how rough travel could get this evening and over the weekend. >> good evening, soledad. it has been incredibly tough travel and tonight is no exception. are you looking at the 6,000 aircraft that are currently in the sky above us trying to get home for the holidays.
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
at a community college today in the eastern wyoming city of casper. it's not entirely clear how they were killed. the suspect was among the three. died of an apparent suicide. police say no firearms were involved. the victim's injuries were caused by a sharp-edged weapon. now the suspect was not a current student at the camp urks but the police chief says all three knew each other. >>> two of the nation's largest ports are shut down due to a strike. workers in los angeles and long beach walked off the job tuesday claiming their jobs are being outsourced. their employers denied it. the two sides remained at a standoff and that's hurting the bottom line. the executive director at the port of los angeles tells "outfront" some ships are being diverted to mexico. they bring in 40% of the nation's imports and at this time of the year, that means everything you're buying for christmas. >>> tensions are rising in egypt after assembly members passed a draft constitution today. all 234 articles were approved unilaterally by the muslim brotherhood. that's the party of the president, mohamed morsi. frustrat
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
york city, every single one of them came home instead. >> we've all been such good friends such a long time. we all grew up here. and it's so close-knit, this community. everyone kind of has each other's backs and does whatever it can to help each other out. >> we will be leaving newtown to give this small town its streets back. for the residents here to grieve and share together.